Tips for using wellness champions to motivate employees
Wellness champion networks can help customize wellness communication and programs to smaller worksites.
Wellness Champion Networks: A How-To Guide
Wellness champions can infuse your program with fun, humor, vitality, and creativity while moving your organization toward a culture of health. They can assist and support employees on their journey to better health — providing guidance along the way and sharing information about what lies ahead.
Checking up with Top Docs & Wellness Champions
Area health and wellness pros share their knowledge and offer advice.
A List to Love: 10 Mental Wellness Champions to Celebrate
In a time where so many of our news feeds are filled with sobering stories and disturbing media messages, it can be be easy to overlook the innovation, optimism and inspiration across the mental health landscape. A few weeks ago, I attended a NAMI-NYC dinner, hosted by Dr. Barney and Patricia Kenet, which was a powerful reminder of the brilliance, creativity, and commitment that so many advocates are bringing to their work each day As NAMI NYC's board President Barbara Ricci shared in…
10 Ways to Turn Your Organization's Top Leaders Into Wellness Champions
Health Enhancement Systems, providing health promotion programs to improve employee wellness for worksites, corporations, and organizations around the globe.
10 Things to Think About When Developing a Wellness Champion Network
"Wellness champions" are increasingly being used by large employers as an extension of their wellness staff. They are networks of volunteer employees and their role is to help drive employee participation and engagement in we
How the Internet helps spread STDs
How to Help Spread Holiday Cheer
This holiday season we’re helping more people Live Greater by partnering with several local charitable community organizations. If you’re interested in helping us spread the cheer this December—read on!
Why We Speak: Help Spread Syrian Stories
Our longstanding focus on refugee rights will be highlighted when Lost In Lebanon, a feature documentary featuring Syrians in exile in Lebanon, is released. Lost in Lebanon is not the story of the war in Syria, nor is it an account of those who have made the journey to Europe; it is the next chapter. What is happening to the 12 million who have been displaced but have absolutely nowhere to go. What are their hopes, their fears, their future?
What Makes a Champion of Health?
In a fictional world, a champion is a superhero – someone with superhuman powers and who is dedicated to fighting the evils of the universe, protecting the public and battling supervillains. In the healthcare universe, a champion of health is very human, yet still fights evils and villains in the form of disease and illness, inefficiencies, high costs, bureaucracy, one-size-fits-all mentality… the list goes on.
A Guide to Help School Principals Become Champions of Early Learning
Principals can strengthen the pre-K-to-third-Grade pipeline. Rhian Evans Allvin was reminded of this a number of years ago at a conference. Allvin — executive director of the National Association f…
Champion helps Camas crack top 10
Camas High School senior Dylan Ingram screams with passion after winning the 4A 220-pound state wrestling championship at the Tacoma Dome Saturday There are not many wrestlers who can lift Dylan Ingram off the ground His father, Jason, a state champion in high school, did after Dylan became the Class 4A 220-pound state champion Saturday. Dylan Ingram tore through the competition at the Tacoma Dome. The…
How Co-ops Can Help Spread the Benefits of Automation
It begins with thinking about automation like owners do, not like victims of it. In worker co-ops, rather than fearing how machines might take work away, workers can imagine how they could use those machines to make their lives easier
How multinational companies help spread recessions
Parent companies in one country can transmit the effects of a local financial shock to their subsidiaries abroad.
Kid Chess Champions Share Their Secrets
Meet pint-size future grand masters at the 2019 Elementary Chess Championships.
10 Things You Can Do to Help "Spread the Word to End the Word"
March 1 of every year is a special day to speak out against the R-word through the "Spread the Word to End the Word" campaign. Here's how to add your voice.
How Teach Like a Champion Helped a Houston School District
From 2011 to 2012, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) partnered with Doug Lemov and Uncommon Schools to pilot school-wide training of Teach Like a Champion techniques at seven middle schools. In addition to providing a common language between teachers, students, and administrators and giving students a predictable structure with clear expectations, school-wide adoption of TLaC...
10 phrases those with high EQ use well
Emotional intelligence (EQ) – the ability to not only understand and handle our own emotions but those of others – can help us take some every-day phrases and ensure we are using them to their full potential. Justin Bariso, founder of Insight, lists 10 simple phrases that leaders use every day, but those with high …
Jon Gosier: How ‘Equity Crowdfunding’ Can Help Spread Global Wealth
While technology has put dazzling conveniences and insane riches into the hands of many, such benefits are not evenly distributed around the world—and tech innovation, so the argument goes, is also contributing to the ever-widening gulf between the rich and poor. “The tech community works under the assumption that if you build great things it…
How an algorithm could help spread HIV information among homeless teens
A team of researchers at USC's School of Social Work developed a new algorithm that helps agencies efficiently spread HIV information to homeless youth.